High Drama 103 Stories High at the Willis Tower in Chicago

Two cousins describe the sheer terror when part of the glass ledge they were standing on cracked 1,300 feet above the street
1:29 | 05/29/14

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Thirteen hundred feet up in the air inside that heart pounding new exhibit at the city's tallest building. The glass boxes suspended in the air while tonight a scare that is real. Tourists were standing on the glass above and urban canyon when it seemed as though the glass was cracking beneath their feet. ABC's Alex press shows us what happened. Chicago's famed Willis tower promises to showcase the city skyline like no one else a 103 stories high and a glass sledge. Making it feel like you're standing on -- yeah. -- -- But this is the frightening view Alejandro -- -- and his cousin Antonio -- -- will never forget. The glass directly beneath them shattering as they -- more than thirteen hundred feet above the street. You feel your stomach just turn Iraq. It's returning very -- Just seconds after they snapped this picture sheer panic as they stood up just. Feel like a million little pieces on my hand. And you let down -- -- is cracking very fast I just jump ball -- -- -- I don't know what I did. Authorities immediately closed the -- for repair but insists no one was ever in danger. They say it was a protective coating that shattered not -- one and a half inch several layers of fully tempered glass that make up the language. The -- bay filly hasn't given up on returning to -- but says solid too low ground is just fine for now Alex -- ABC news Chicago.

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